Nagasaki Museum of History & Culture
This temple, surrounded by serene gardens, is not to be confused with Sōfuku-ji. It contains an arched stone gate dating from 1657. The...
This temple takes the form of a huge turtle carrying an 18m-high figure of the goddess Kannon on its back. Inside, a Foucault pendulum...
Situated on a forested hilltop and reached via multiple staircases, this enormous shrine was established in 1625. Around the grounds are...
Lonely Planet review
This large museum with attractive displays opened in 2005 to focus on Nagasaki's proud history of international exchange. The main gallery is a fabulous reconstruction of a section of the Edo-period Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, which controlled trade and diplomacy. Detailed English-language explanations were in the works at the time of writing.